Raffle tickets are available at the Payson Senior Center, 514 W. Main Street for a drawing to be held at the Pinal-Gila Senior Fair and Fiesta. First prize is a 47-inch HDTV LCD Flat Screen Television; second prize is a desktop personal computer, and third prize is a gift basket valued at $150 from Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino and Resort. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. The drawing will take place at 1:30 p.m. during the Pinal-Gila Senior Fair and Fiesta. Winners need not be present to win.
Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens helps support Payson Senior Center's Meals on Wheels program and provides legal assistance for Rim Country seniors, as well as other services.
Dave Evans of Financial Freedom will be at the Center, 514 W. Main Street, at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20 to discuss reverse mortgages. There is no charge for this presentation and reservations are not needed.
The monthly Birthday Bash is also Wednesday, Feb. 20 in the Center Dining Room. The menu includes chicken breast, winter squash, ranch beans, Swiss broccoli pasta, wheat crackers, birthday cake and beverage. Those with February birthdays should put their names in the Birthday Barrel to be eligible for a gift drawing.
Free blood pressure checks will be taken at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 25 at the Center. This is on a first come, first served basis.
Friday, Feb. 29 is the date of the next Bingo session at the Center. Play begins at 10 a.m. and lucky winners will receive a White Elephant Prize.
Enjoy life now -- it has an expiration date.